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Westminster Arms, 1 & 2 Francis Street, Tothill Fields, Westminster

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In 1776, the Lodge of Perseverance meets at the Westminster Arms,  in Tuthill Street (or Tothill street).

This address is the Chequers in 1848, and renamed the Westminster Arms by 1851. The address was 1 Francis Street up to 1871; it became 1 & 2 Francis Street in 1881 and 5 Francis Street in 1891, and the pub was demolished around 1900 for the construction of the Ashley Gardens mansion black on Emery Hill Street. ***

Historical London public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels.

Residents at this address.

1841/William Carpenter/../40/outside Middlesex/Census ***
1841/Mary Carpenter/Licensed Victualler/40/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Mary Carpenter/../15/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Jane Carpenter/../11/outside Middlesex/Census
1841/Betsy Carpenter/../13/outside Middlesex/Census

1848/Wm Carpenter/../../../Post Office Directory

1851/Wm Carpenter/../../../Kellys Directory

1851/William Carpenter/Publican/55/Newington, Surrey/Census
1851/Mary Carpenter/Wife/53/St Margarets Westminster, Middlesex/Census
1851/Betsy Carpenter/Daughter, Bar Woman/22/St Margarets Westminster, Middlesex/Census

1856/Wm Carpenter/../../../Post Office Directory

1861/James Hall/Licensed Victualler/36/Westminster Middlesex/Census ***
1861/Mary Ann Hall/Wife/35/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/Henry James Hall/Son/9/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/Mary Ann C Hall/Daughter/6/Westminster Middlesex/Census
1861/William Carpr. Hall/Son/2/Westminster Middlesex/Census
[Note that in 1851 the Halls were living at No 2 Francis Street, and James was a Prison Warder. They were clearly on good terms with the Carpenters, as their youngest son seems to have been named after them]

1869/Thos Barker/../../../Post Office Directory

1871/Thos Barker/Licensed Victualler/43/Godling, Wiltshire/Census
1871/Hannah Barker/Wife/44/Yorkshire/Census

1881/Joseph Hale/Publican & Cab Proprietor/38/Farlington, Hampshire,/Census
1881/Elizabeth Hale/Wife/33/Middlesex/Census
1881/Elizabeth Huggins/Domestic Servant/22/Middlesex/Census

1882/Mrs Elizabeth Jackson/../../../Post Office Directory

1891/William H Sprules/Licensed Victualler/46/Market Lavington Wiltshire/Census ***
1891/Ellen E Sprules/Wife/44/Westminster London/Census
1891/Hannah M Sprules/Daughter and Barmaid/21/Westminster London/Census
1891/Rose E Sprules/Daughter and Barmaid/19/Westminster London/Census
1891/Florence H Sprules/Daughter and Barmaid/18/Westminster London/Census
1891/Harry J Sprules/Son and Bar Man/14/Westminster London/Census
1891/Charles R Sprules/Son/11/Westminster London/Census
1891/Arthur E Sprules/Son/8/Westminster London/Census
1891/Alfred P Sprules/Son/5/Westminster London/Census
1891/Percy V Sprules/Son/4/Westminster London/Census


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